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Napa Valley USD's Hybrid School Buses = Efficiency

A hybrid school bus from Napa Valley USD.

The California unified school district (USD) saves a significant amount in fuel costs each year thanks to its CNG, plug-in hybrid, and other alternative-fuel vehicles. The CNG models alone have saved the district more than $105,000 per year.

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Schindler Elevator Puts Sustainability First

Schindler chose the Prius hybrid-electric sedan for its reduced emissions and safety features.

Schindler Elevator is replacing its gasoline-only U.S. sales segment of its fleet with 500 hybrid-electric Prius sedans as part of its global sustainability plan. The company expects significantly reduced emissions as a result of this change.

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BMW ActiveHybrid 5

The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 features an inline six-cylinder engine, an 8-speed automatic...

The all-new BMW ActiveHybrid 5 is the first hybrid to use a BMW inline six-cylinder engine and features the same TwinPower Turbo technology as the 535i sedan.

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Freightliner M2 106 Hybrid

The Freightliner M2 106 hybrid fits high stop-and-go applications and vocational applications....

Powered by the Cummins ISB 6.7L engine with up to 325 hp and 750 lb.-ft. of torque, the M2 106 Hybrid comes with the Eaton parallel-electric hybrid system. This system features a 6-speed Ultrashift transmission, coupled with an electric motor that provides up to an additional 60 hp and 310 lb.-ft. of peak torque.

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Hino 195h-DC

Hino’s Class 5 COE trucks feature a diesel or diesel-electric hybrid powertrain and can be used...

The all-new Hino COE models were designed specifically for the North American market. Available with diesel or diesel-electric hybrid powertrains, the 19,500-lb. GVW Class 5 COE trucks both feature 210 hp and 440 lb.-ft. of torque from Hino’s 5.0L J05E Series engine, utilizing Aisin’s A465, 6-speed automatic transmission.

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2012 Green Fleet Conference

Almost 1,000 attendees gathered in Schaumburg, Ill., to learn about sustainable solutions for their fleets and have a little bit of fun, too, during the event’s ride and drive.

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Which Hybrids Payback the Quickest

After five years and 15,000 miles of driving per year, are there any hybrids that actually have a lower cost of ownership than their gasoline-engine counterparts?

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Green's the Thing in 2013

Nearly all the major automakers are offering new or updated green vehicles for the 2013 model-year. Fleet managers have more options to fit their alternative-fuel needs.

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GM Stories From the Road - Pacific Gas & Electric

General Motors created a series of videos called "Stories From the Road" to highlight some of its fleet customers and how they use the company's vehicles. In this video, utility company Pacific Gas & Electric shares how it uses GM vehicles.